The 8 best gadgets from Berlin’s IFA 2017 technology show

September 4, 2017

Image: raymond wong/mashable Europe’s largest technology show, IFA, kicked off early this week in Berlin. Running until Sept. 6, the huge show gives everyone a glimpse into the future of consumer tech. While the biggest tech announcements are reserved for CES in January, big brands like Samsung and LG still debut some pretty sweet products at IFA.  SEE ALSO: What it’s like to have a lightsaber battle with Kylo Ren…


Set up WhatsApp on your computer for easier messaging

July 31, 2017

Your phone isn't the only place you can use WhatsApp.Image: lili sams/mashable WhatsApp is clearly a great messaging app it just reached one billion daily users. But it’s not always ideal to be holding huge conversations on your smartphone. You might not know that WhatsApp isn’t just bound to your phone, though. You can use it on your computer, too. This lets you get a better look at photos, makes…


This week in apps: Adobe Lightroom, Disney Clips, Firefox updates, and more

July 24, 2017

Don't overlook the newest smartphone apps.Image: lili sams/mashable Did you get too wrapped up in all the new Game of Thrones hype to pay attention to the new apps and updates of the week? If so, it’s not a big deal. We remembered to keep track of it all for you. SEE ALSO: Here’s how to take photos even when your phone is out of storage Every week we round…


How to set up iMessage on your Mac

July 23, 2017

Don't miss any messages.Image: lili sams/mashable There’s nothing worse than missing out on a text message because you didn’t see it. Luckily, you can now start getting your texts sent to iMessage on your Mac, but the setup process is a little tricky. Here’s how to do it. SEE ALSO: Siri-powered wireless charging dock could be the iPhone’s ultimate companion First of all, you’ll need to have OS X Yosemite…


This week in apps: Watch sharks on Google Earth, become a faux pilot, and everything else

July 10, 2017

The apps have changed again . Image: lili sams/ mashable It wouldn’t surprise us if you were so caught up in picking the best menus to chew at your One-quarter of July party that you lost way of the new apps and modernizes this week. If that’s the client, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: The ‘Third Thumb’ prosthetic for anyone constitutes me truly miss…


RED’s ‘holographic’ Hydrogen is a phone only rich camera geeks will love

July 9, 2017

We barely know anything about the RED Hydrogen phone.Image: red Professional camera maker RED announced the world’s first holographic phone the Hydrogen on Thursday to the surprise of phone geeks everywhere. The Hydrogen is already generating plenty of excitement among RED’s rabid fanbase, and yet we don’t even know much about the hardware. SEE ALSO: The world’s first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it’s not from Apple RED still…


This week in apps: Watch videos with friends and island hop with UberBOAT

July 2, 2017

Download those new apps ASAP.Image: drew angerer/Getty Images It’s completely possible that you weren’t able to keep up with app updates this week considering all of the speculation of what the iPhone will look like in 2020. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week we round up the most important app news along…


Xiaomi puts the focus on India with plans to open 100 retail stores

May 13, 2017

Xiaomi isincreasing its office retail presence in China as bids to gain ground stolen by rivals in its homeland, and now itis making that very same push in its second largest market, India. The Chinese company, which is Xiaomi, notably, didnt go public with sales figures for 2016 but India has been a bright spot. according to analyst firm Canalys. Now it is doubling down on the country by introducing…


Bjrk would really like Bill Gates to clean the oceans. Can you do that, Bill?

May 11, 2017

Image: Carlos Tischler/REX/Shutterstock If Bjrk sings in the forest and no one’s there to Instagram it, well, everything’s going great. The legendary musician outlined a pretty simple tweak she’d like see in human behavior to Pitchfork and suggested occasionally taking a breather to check out some trees and “do shit” instead of scrolling through Facebook. “Maybe there are a lot of kids now who dont know how to walk in…


Xiaomi sneaks into North America with Mexico launch

May 11, 2017

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is preparing toenter North America, but it isnt quitethe launch you may be waiting on. The company, it downsized its operations there last year following issues with taxation and manufacturing policies. Despite that setback, the company seems keen to expand in the region. Mexico is a really important market for us and acts as our starting point to reach the rest of Latin America,Donovan Sung, director…